Paul C Nehra

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To investigate the influence of physicians' practice styles on the rate of deliveries by cesarean section, we studied 1533 affluent women at low risk of obstetrical complications who were cared for by 11 obstetricians in a single community hospital. The mean rate of delivery by cesarean section was 26.9 percent, but the rate ranged from 19.1 to 42.3(More)
Increased uterine bleeding has often been cited as a frequent side effect of IUD usage. Previous reports have consistently linked IUD usage to increased menstrual blood loss; however, the role of the IUD as an etiologic agent in the development of iron deficiency with or without anemia is still unclear. This study examines hematologic and menstrual(More)
Giant-cell arteritis involving the uterus was identified incidentally upon hysterectomy and anterior colporrhaphy for uterine prolapse. Subsequently, the patient was found to have giant-cell temporal arteritis presenting with fever of unknown origin. Fourteen previous cases involving the female genital tract have been reported. There appears to be an(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the pregnancy loss rate after genetic amniocentesis that was performed by general obstetrician-gynecologists in a community hospital. STUDY DESIGN Medical records and billing information were used to identify all genetic amniocenteses that had been performed by a group of general(More)
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